All posts tagged singing

Edward Watson as Crown Prince Rudolf in The Royal Ballet's Mayerling.© Johan Persson

Mayerling Reviewed: Darkly Psychological and Intricately Emotional

My visits to the Royal Opera House are usually marked by two distinct feelings: the first, upon entering the venue and during the champagne-guzzling intervals is a creeping dread that […]

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Food for Positive Thought

As tensions rise across the U.K with the ever-shifting political climate, possibilities for tuition fee increases and all that is problematic with the US right now , the rise of […]

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Year Abroad. Part 13: Bridging the Gap

New year, new semester. After a two-week baptism of fire in the French examination system, culminating in a gym furnished with 400 white plastic garden chairs, in which examiners answer […]

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Excuse My French, Part 8: L’Expresso Strikes Back

Naturally, all it took for me to abandon the many reasons for missing a Tuesday night out at Espresso was the right text from the right person: “You out tonight?” […]

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Christmas Theatre Picks

Christmas always makes me think of the theatre. A family outing to see the local pantomime or younger siblings’ school nativity is usually on the cards. But what about London? […]

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I played to an empty bar last night. And it was fantastic.

Ok, so it wasn’t technically empty, there were six people there. But of those six, two were my friends (my house-mates), two were the other acts (my music-mates) and the […]